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As our major cities grow, so does the demand for well designed apartments. Our apartment section illustrates how developers, architects and designers are meeting that demand with some of the best projects from around the world


4 tips to maximise space in a small apartment
Living in a smaller space shouldn't cramp your style. Here are 4 tips to help you make your apartment feel infinitely more spacious – and stylish
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So, just how sustainable is that sustainable cladding on your latest project? MVRDV has designed a small office and residential building on a corner lot in the Dutch village of Sint-Michielsgestel, us...
More than just a pretty face
A major renovation shouldn't just be about replacing a dated look with something attractively modern. It's also the time to put right all the layout and space planning wrongs of the original design – ...
The views go on for ever ...
Drag your eyes away from the sweeping city and ocean views and you'll find a comfortably contemporary penthouse that's at the peak of luxury interior design.
What do senior living communities really need?
Establishing pathways for interaction is central to Boffa Miskell’s approach to masterplanning and landscape design in today’s senior living developments.
Luxury on high – Manhattan-style penthouse in Sydney
Sheer quality, proximity to luxury retail, views to die for, roof gardens, swimming pool, an atrium fir for a five-star hotel – Sydney gets a slice of the Manhattan highlife with this staggering sole-...
DNA-inspired design – the shape of things to come?
The form of the two towers in the Steven Holl Architects' design of the headquarters for genome machine intelligence company iCarbonX in Shenzhen was appropriately inspired by a study of genes and DN...


The Soul Apartments
This curved masterpiece located in the heart of Cronulla NSW, Australia, features six levels of bent, toughened, heat-soaked windows and balustrades, including engineered bent pool glass for the rooft...
The Rose Gardens Apartments
The design of the Rose Garden Apartments, the largest apartment complex in New Zealand, was created to give a feeling of light and space, all achieved with the use of bent and flat glass balustrades a...


The Interlace, an apartment complex in Singapore by OMA
The Interlace apartment development in Singapore offers affordable housing, and features stacked building blocks in hexagonal pattern.
Layout of apartments in the Clyde Quay Wharf building on Wellington waterfront
Clyde Quay Wharf apartment building in Wellington by Athfield Architects and Willis Bond and Co offers waterfront living, high-end apartment interiors
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